Fox Star Studios to co-produce Kashyap's 'Bombay Velvet'

Fox Star Studios has come on board with Anurag Kashyap's Phantom Films to co-produce filmmaker's upcoming directorial "Bombay Velvet".

Monday, May 20, 2013   |  Copyright: IANS  |  Comments 1 Comments  |  567 Views

bombay velvet

Fox Star Studios has come on board with Anurag Kashyap's Phantom Films to co-produce filmmaker's upcoming directorial "Bombay Velvet".

The Ranbir Kapoor and Anushka Sharma-starrer is based on Mumbai in era spanning from 1950s to 1970s. It is the first film of a trilogy on how the city became a metropolis.

"We are delighted to partner with Anurag on his next directorial venture 'Bombay Velvet'. What will make this cinematic journey unique will be the presence of Ranbir Kapoor and Anushka Sharma as the lead protagonists," Vijay Singh, CEO, Fox Star Studios, India, said in a statement.

Singh believes "Bombay Velvet" is an example of "high concept cinema".

Officials at Phantom Films are excited about the partnership, says Vikas Bahl of the banner.

"We are looking forward to working together with Fox Star to create a phenomenal cinematic experience of this story for the big screen," Vikas said.

Kashyap, who is set to receive a French honour at Cannes and has earned accolades galore for his short film in "Bombay Talkies (2013)", says "Bombay Velvet" has a story that "fascinated" him.

"'Bombay Velvet' is my first film in a trilogy about Bombay before it became a Metropolis. It's a story that has always fascinated me and we have been developing it for about four years, and I am very excited that now its fully ready and we begin shoot this year," he said.

The movie is slated to release on Christmas 2014.

Do you like this article?

User Rating User Rating(1 Votes)
Views 567

User Comments & Ratings

Join India Forums for free to comment on this story. Have an account already? Use Quick Login to comment.

Related Celebrities

Anushka Sharma Anushka Sharma

Ranbir Kapoor Ranbir Kapoor

Anurag Kashyap Anurag Kashyap

Vijay Singh Vijay Singh

Related Movies

Bombay Talkies (2013) Bombay Talkies (2013)
Year 2013

  • Posted on: 20 May 2013 at 8:56amaakanshya

    love you ranbir
    waiting for may31st

    1 member(s) Liked the above comment :

Bollywood Hot N' Happening Articles Index


Bollywood Search

Public review of Bombay Velvet

Views : 6814
Comments :2

Making of Bombay Velvet

Views : 4612
Comments :1

Dil Dhadakne Do Trailer

Views : 5365
Comments :0

Public Review Of NH10

Views : 4607
Comments :0

Disclaimer: All Logos and Pictures of various Channels, Shows, Artistes, Media Houses, Companies, Brands etc. belong to their respective owners, and are used to merely visually identify the Channels, Shows, Companies, Brands, etc. to the viewer. Incase of any issue please contact the webmaster.